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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 526

Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research

Records, circa 1973-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1973-1990
Quantity: 14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 526
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist primarily of administrative files of the Assistant Secretary for Research, 1987-1990, documenting his responsibility for the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Zoological Park, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, the Office of Fellowships and Grants, the Office of International Activities, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, and related environmental groups and projects. Only the Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1973-1983, predates 1984. Of special interest are records documenting the closing of the Radiation Biology Laboratory in Rockville, Maryland.

Historical Note

Robert S. Hoffmann succeeded David Challinor as Assistant Secretary for Research and served 1988- .

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Descriptive Entry

These records consist primarily of administrative files of the Assistant Secretary for Research, 1987-1990, documenting his responsibility for the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Zoological Park, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, the Office of Fellowships and Grants, the Office of International Activities, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, and related environmental groups and projects. Only the Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1973-1983, predates 1984. Of special interest are records documenting the closing of the Radiation Biology Laboratory in Rockville, Maryland.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 526, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Research, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Academic Hiring, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 15

Affirmative Action, 1987-1988 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 15

Affirmative Action Plan - Bureau Response, 1988

Box 1 of 15

African Wildlife Foundation, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 15

Archives (SI), 1987-1988

Box 1 of 15

Biological Diversity, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 15

Biological Diversity Task Force (AID), 1988

Box 1 of 15

British Museum, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 15

Budget correspondence, 1984-1988

Box 1 of 15

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), 1981-1988

Box 1 of 15

Center for Historical Studies, 1987

Box 1 of 15

Chesapeake Research Consortium, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 15

China, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 15

Collections Management Policy, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 15

Computer Expenditures, 1987

Box 1 of 15

Computer Needs, 1985-1988

Box 1 of 15

Congressional, 1986-1988

Box 1 of 15

Box 2

Conservation Analytical Laboratory, 1985-1988

Box 2 of 15

Contracts, 1988

Box 2 of 15

Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design, 1987-1988

Box 2 of 15

Council of Research Administrators, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 15

Cuba, 1987

Box 2 of 15

Darwin Foundation (Charles), 1988

Box 2 of 15

Diving Program (SI), 1988

Box 2 of 15

Diving Program (SI), 1987

Box 2 of 15

Educational Outreach, 1988

Box 2 of 15

Equal opportunity, 1988

Box 2 of 15

Equal opportunity, 1987

Box 2 of 15

Environmental Science Proposal (ESP) - Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), 1987

Box 2 of 15

Environmental Science Proposals (ESP) - SERC, 1986

Box 2 of 15

Equipment and Computer Replacement - National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)

Box 2 of 15

Equipment and Computer Replacement - National Zoological Park (NZP)

Box 2 of 15

Equipment and Computer Replacement - Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory(SAO)

Box 2 of 15

Equipment and Computer Replacement - SERC

Box 2 of 15

Equipment and Computer Replacement - Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Box 2 of 15

Fellowships & Grants, 1987

Box 2 of 15

Fellowships & Grants, 1988

Box 2 of 15

Box 3

Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) Budget, 1987

Box 3 of 15

FONZ (4 folders)

Box 3 of 15

GORGAS, 1987-1988

Box 3 of 15

Grievance, 1985-1989

Box 3 of 15

IESP, FY 1987

Box 3 of 15

IESP Proposals, FY 1988

Box 3 of 15

India Publications

Box 3 of 15

Internal Controls - NMNH

Box 3 of 15

Internal Controls - SAO

Box 3 of 15

Box 4

Internal Controls - Miscellaneous (2 folders)

Box 4 of 15

International Activities, 1987 (4 folders)

Box 4 of 15

International Activities, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 15

International Activities Council, 1988

Box 4 of 15

International Center, 1988

Box 4 of 15

International Exchange Program, 1987

Box 4 of 15

International Institute for Environment and Development

Box 4 of 15

IUCN, 1987-1988

Box 4 of 15

Management Council Meetings, 1988

Box 4 of 15

Management Council Meetings, 1987

Box 4 of 15

Marine Mammal Commission, 1988

Box 4 of 15

Marine Mammal Commission, 1987

Box 4 of 15

Box 5

NMNH Molecular Systematics Laboratory (MSL) (2 folders)

Box 5 of 15

MSL Inventory

Box 5 of 15

National Air and Space Museum (NASM), 1989

Box 5 of 15

NASM, 1986

Box 5 of 15

NASM, 1987

Box 5 of 15

NASM - Dulles plan

Box 5 of 15

NASM Glennan-Webb-Seamans Fund

Box 5 of 15

NASM ISY

Box 5 of 15

NASM Restaurant

Box 5 of 15

NASM Review Committee

Box 5 of 15

NASM Sloan Foundation

Box 5 of 15

NASM (David Challinor) (Accession 03-139)

Box 5 of 15

National Museum of American Art (NMAA), 1989

Box 5 of 15

NMAA, 1986-1988

Box 5 of 15

National Museum of American History (NMAH), 1989

Box 5 of 15

NMNH, 1989

Box 5 of 15

Box 6

NMNH, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 15

NMNH, 1987 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 15

NMNH American Indians

Box 6 of 15

NMNH Director's Search (David Challinor) (Accession 03-139)

Box 6 of 15

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Box 6 of 15

NZP, 1989

Box 6 of 15

NZP, 1988

Box 6 of 15

NZP, 1987

Box 6 of 15

NZP Centennial Committee

Box 6 of 15

NZP Development Office

Box 6 of 15

NZP NOAHS

Box 6 of 15

Box 7

Nepal Terai Ecological Project

Box 7 of 15

Nepal, 1987

Box 7 of 15

Office of Environmental Management

Box 7 of 15

Office of Plant Services (OPlantS) Workhours, 1988

Box 7 of 15

OPlantS Workhours, 1987

Box 7 of 15

OPlantS Workhours, 1986

Box 7 of 15

Quincentenary, 1989-1990

Box 7 of 15

Quincentenary, 1988

Box 7 of 15

Quincentenary, 1987

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Allocations

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Anacostia Museum/Federal

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Appeal Letter

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Archives of American Art

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Areas of Emphasis

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Reduction Exercise

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Priorities

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Congressional Action

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Conservation Analytical Lab/Federal

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Conservation Analytical Lab/Trust

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Cooper-Hewitt Museum/Federal

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Cooper-Hewitt Museum/Trust

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Development Process

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Federal Salaries and Expenses

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Five-Year Plan

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Folklife Programs

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Freer/Sackler-Federal

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Freer/Sackler-Trust

Box 7 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: General

Box 7 of 15

Box 8

FY 1990 Budget: Global Change

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Graham-Rudman-Hollings

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Hirshhorn Museum

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: House Hearings

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Internal Budget Hearings

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: International Activities

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Joseph Henry papers/Federal

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Joseph Henry Papers/Trust

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Museum Support Center

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Air and Space Museum/Federal

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Air and Space Museum/Trust

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Quincentenary Materials

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of African Art/Federal

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of African Art/Trust

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of American Art/Federal

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of American Art/Trust

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of American History/Federal

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of American History/Trust

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of Natural History/Federal (1985-1987)

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of Natural History/Federal (1988)

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of Natural History/Federal (1989-1999)

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: NMNH Federal Budget Call

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Museum of Natural History/Trust

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 National Museum of Natural History Trust Fund Budget Call

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Portrait Gallery/Federal

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Portrait Gallery/Trust

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Zoological Park/Federal

Box 8 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: National Zoological Park/Trust

Box 8 of 15

Box 9

FY 1990 National Zoological Park Trust Budget Call

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Office of American Studies

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Office of Fellowships and Grants

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Office of Interdisciplinary Studies

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Office of Management and Budget Narratives

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: OPlantS

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Office of Protection Services

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 R & R Program Planning Budget

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory/Federal

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory/Trust

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center/Federal

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center/Trust

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Institution Archives/Federal

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Institution Archives/Trust

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Institution Libraries/Federal

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Institution Libraries/Trust

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute/Federal

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute/Trust

Box 9 of 15

FY 1990 Budget: Year End Needs

Box 9 of 15

Regents Meeting, 1988

Box 9 of 15

Regents Meeting, 1987

Box 9 of 15

Regents Newsletter, 1987

Box 9 of 15

Regents Newsletter Information

Box 9 of 15

Regents Publications

Box 9 of 15

Box 10

Research Resources Booklet, 1987

Box 10 of 15

Research Resources Program, 1987

Box 10 of 15

Research Resources Program, 1988

Box 10 of 15

SAO, 1989

Box 10 of 15

SAO, 1988

Box 10 of 15

SAO, 1987

Box 10 of 15

SAO Audit, 1987-1988

Box 10 of 15

SAO Cost Centers

Box 10 of 15

SAO FLWO General

Box 10 of 15

SAO MMT, 1987-1989

Box 10 of 15

SAO Project STAR

Box 10 of 15

SAO Submillimeter Telescope Array, 1987

Box 10 of 15

SAO Whipple Base Observatory

Box 10 of 15

Scholarly Studies Program

Box 10 of 15

Secretary's Staff Meeting Material, 1989

Box 10 of 15

Secretary's Staff Meeting Material, 1990

Box 10 of 15

Secretary Adams, 1989

Box 10 of 15

Box 11

Secretary Adams, 1987

Box 11 of 15

Seidell

Box 11 of 15

Seidell Miscellaneous Proposals, 1987

Box 11 of 15

Seidell Miscellaneous Proposals, 1988

Box 11 of 15

Seidell, FY 1987

Box 11 of 15

Senior Survey Research (Search Committee Information)

Box 11 of 15

SERC Edgewater, 1988

Box 11 of 15

SERC Edgewater, 1987

Box 11 of 15

SERC Rockville Closure, 1986

Box 11 of 15

SERC Rockville Closure, 1987

Box 11 of 15

SERC Rockville Closure Inventory, 1988

Box 11 of 15

SERC Rockville Closure Inventory, 1987

Box 11 of 15

SERC Rockville Closure Inventory, 1986

Box 11 of 15

SIL, 1987

Box 11 of 15

SIL, 1988

Box 11 of 15

SIL, 1989

Box 11 of 15

SI/Man and the Biosphere (MAB), 1989

Box 11 of 15

SI/MAB, 1988

Box 11 of 15

Box 12

SI/MAB, 1987

Box 12 of 15

SI/MAB, 1986

Box 12 of 15

SI Press, 1987-1989

Box 12 of 15

Smithson Society, 1988

Box 12 of 15

Smithson Society, 1987

Box 12 of 15

STRI Accounting System

Box 12 of 15

STRI Apartment Rental, 1984-1990

Box 12 of 15

STRI Barro Colorado Island

Box 12 of 15

STRI General, 1982-1986

Box 12 of 15

STRI General, 1987

Box 12 of 15

STRI General, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 12 of 15

STRI General, 1989

Box 12 of 15

STRI Iguana Management Project, 1987

Box 12 of 15

STRI Iguana Management Project, 1988

Box 12 of 15

STRI Living Quarters Allowance, 1978-1985

Box 12 of 15

STRI Living Quarters Allowance, 1986

Box 12 of 15

Box 13

STRI Living Quarters Allowance, 1987

Box 13 of 15

STRI Living Quarters Allowance, 1988

Box 13 of 15

STRI Living Quarters Allowance, 1989

Box 13 of 15

STRI Oil Spill, 1986 (2 folders)

Box 13 of 15

STRI Oil Spill, 1987

Box 13 of 15

STRI Oil Spill, 1988

Box 13 of 15

Panama Canal Alternatives Study (undated material)

Box 13 of 15

Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1973-1983

Box 13 of 15

Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1984 (3 folders)

Box 13 of 15

Box 14

Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1985

Box 14 of 15

Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1986

Box 14 of 15

Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1987

Box 14 of 15

Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1990

Box 14 of 15

STRI Tupper Project Photographs

Box 14 of 15

STRI Tupper Project, 1987

Box 14 of 15

Trust Fund General, 1977

Box 14 of 15

Trust Fund General, 1978

Box 14 of 15

US/MAB, 1986

Box 14 of 15

US/MAB, 1987

Box 14 of 15

US/MAB, 1988

Box 14 of 15

US/MAB, 1989

Box 14 of 15

World Food Prize, 1986

Box 14 of 15

World Food Prize, 1987 (2 folders)

Box 14 of 15

Box 15

World Food Prize, 1988

Box 15 of 15

World Food Prize, 1989

Box 15 of 15

World Wildlife Fund, 1987

Box 15 of 15